THE JUDICIARY: No Monkey Business

The man who said, "Give me the making of the songs of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws,"* had never heard of the U. S. Supreme Court. Tommy-the-Cork Corcoran and his boss, the President, love ballads, but believe that the laws they have got on the statute books are better and should be preserved to posterity by a high court minded like the New Deal's lawmakers.

These considerations guided Franklin Roosevelt's search for a successor to Louis Dembitz Brandeis, who retired from the Supreme Court in February. Demands that a Westerner be named this time restricted...

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